Levan Machine and Truck Equipment

Description: Founded in 1936, Levan Machine & Truck Equipment is a full-service machine shop and a truck equipment and repair facility. Its chief product lines include Boss snow plows and spreaders, Knapheide truck bodies, Weather Guard truck and van equipment, Air-Flo bodies and Whelen lighting.
Key Contributors to Success: Diversification. When one segment of the business is slow, others are busy. Another…

Description: Founded in 1936, Levan Machine & Truck Equipment is a full-service machine shop and a truck equipment and repair facility. Its chief product lines include Boss snow plows and spreaders, Knapheide truck bodies, Weather Guard truck and van equipment, Air-Flo bodies and Whelen lighting.
Key Contributors to Success: Diversification. When one segment of the business is slow, others are busy. Another contributor is a focus on the municipal sector, which kept spending even after the private sector pulled back. Lastly, Levan has benefitted from expanding its service territory.
Qualities Sought in Employees: Being a team player and a good communicator; being self-motivated and able to multitask.
Memorable Compliment: One customer said every employee he came in contact with at the company treated his job as if it were the most important one they had.
Goals: Hitting $5 million in sales, selling 200 plows in a season and increasing the profit margin.

LVB Business Events

2019 Health Care Symposium

Thursday, August 01, 2019
2019 Health Care Symposium

2019 CFO of the Year Awards

Wednesday, September 11, 2019
2019 CFO of the Year Awards

HR Symposium

Wednesday, September 25, 2019
HR Symposium

2019 Fastest Growing Companies Awards

Wednesday, October 23, 2019
2019 Fastest Growing Companies Awards